A more than 30-cent drop from last year puts cash back in consumers' pockets and could help counter recent cuts.
The fuel-thrifty car now leads a fleet of vehicles that proves Detroit can compete with foreign rivals more known for fuel efficiency.
Melting Arctic ice will allow new shipping lanes to open, particularly the Northwest Passage, creating shorter transport times.
Under pressure to repair their dilapidated roads, at least 17 states have enacted or are considering raising their per-gallon levy.
Strong results for March were helped in part by a recovering housing industry and its need for new trucks.
An Indiana farm that converts cattle droppings into natural gas has captured the attention of energy companies and the federal government.
The Golden State's geography isolates it from most domestic oil and gas supplies. But growing shipments via rail might change that.
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